• All types of waste and dissolved substances are discharged into the shallow lake through untreated domestic and industrial wastewater.
  • Decentralized wastewater treatment will alleviate the tense situation for people and nature.
  • Living Lakes Partnership of Businesses and NGOs for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation, in Valencia, Spain, 7 - 9 May 2019
  • Restoration of mangroves contributes to climate protection.
  • New study of OroVerde and Global Nature Fund to private capital for nature conservation
  • in policy and criteria of food standards and sourcing requirements of food companies and retailers
  • Start of the Campaign with Wildlands Conservation Trust South Africa
  • Ecosystem Services of Protected Karst Areas – Driving Force of Sustainable Development
  • engage for the environment



Integrating Biodiversity into Agriculture: The Biodiversity Action Plan and its Implementation in Indian Spice Sector

15 February 2019, Side event at Biofach 2019, Nuremberg, Germany


Raw Materials & Environment 2019

19 - 20 February 2019, Berlin, Germany


15th Living Lakes Conference

6 - 9 May 2019, Valencia, Spain



  • 01/29/2019

    "The Venice of Africa" sinks into the rubbish - Lake Nokoué in Benin is Threatened Lake of the Year 2019

    Waste and chemicals jeopardise the already fragile ecosystem of Lake Nokoué in Benin, West Africa. Waste, untreated household and industrial waste water are disposed in the lake. Urgent action is needed to mitigate the human impact on the lake and ensure a sustainable future for the generations to come.

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